Nicole Mitchell Murphy is a popular former model, actress, and businesswoman. But her popularity rose to the next level after her marriage to popular actor Eddie Murphy. During her days as a model, she was the face of many top brands, including Chanel, Valentino, and Ungaro.

American model, Nicole Mitchell Murphy
Caption: American model, Nicole Mitchell Murphy (Photo: Instagram)

Parents of Nicole Mitchell Murphy

In Sacramento, California, Nicole Mitchell Murphy was born on January 5, 1968, as Nicole Ronnette Mitchell. She is the daughter of a parents British mother, Ellen Mitchell, and an African American father, Eddie T. “Mitch” Mitchell.

Her father was a United States Air Force pilot. Nicole has three siblings brothers, they are Trevor, Nathan, and Darius. Unfortunately, her parents separated when they were young. Having American nationality, Nicole is of mixed ethnicity.

Who is Nicole Mitchell Murphy Husband? 

At present Nicole Mitchell Murphy doesn't have a husband. Her current relationship status is single. But Nicole Mitchell Murphy's past husband's name is Eddie Murphy who is a popular American actor. Nicole and Eddie met at NAACP Image Awards then had a very long romantic relationship. 

They were in a living-in-a-relationship for 2 years before their marriage. Finally, Nicole tied the wedding knot with Eddie Murphy on March 18, 1993. Their wedding ceremony was held at the Grand Ballroom of The Plaza Hotel in New York City.

Does Nicole Mitchell Murphy Have Kids?

Nicole Mitchell Murphy is the mother of five children shared with her former husband Eddie. The name of Nicole has five children, 4 daughters, and a son. 

The name of Nicole Mitchell Murphy's children Bella Murphy born on January 29, 2002, Bria Murphy was born on November 18, 1989. 

Bria is also an American actress. Nicole's son Miles Mitchell Murphy was born on November 7, 1992, Shayne Audra Murphy was born on October 10, 1994, and Zola Ivy Murphy was born on December 24, 1999. Also, she has a granddaughter. 

Nicole Mitchell Murphy Divorce

Unfortunately, Nicole and Eddie's blissful marriage didn't last long. She filed for divorce citing ‘irreconcilable differences’ with Eddie Murphy after 12 years of their married life.

On April 17th, 2006, their divorce was finalized almost ten months after she first initiated the proceedings. The prime reason for their divorce was high conflicts and misunderstandings among them.

Does Nicole Mitchell Murphy Have a Boyfriend?

After the divorce, Nicole had a relationship with Michael Strahan an American footballer. Also, the former couple got engaged after having a relationship. Ever, they stayed together for 5 years. 

However, their relationship didn’t turn into a marriage. In 2014, they separated because of their busy schedule. Also, she has been romantically linked to include NBA star Jimmy Jackson, Nick Cannon, and Drake

Controversy of Nicole Mitchell Murphy 

Nicole was spotted kissing Antoine Fuqua at a hotel pool in Italy in July 2019. At that time, she was not in a relationship. Later the news spread like wildfire and their pictures circulated widely. Also, her name was all over the headlines.

However, Antoine Fuqua was married to Lela Rochon, and the couple has two kids. Nicole explained that it was a mistake that she regretted mentioned in an interview with Wendy Williams. She also apologized to Rochon, the Fuqua family, and urged women to be careful when engaging with men.

What's Nicole Mitchell Murphy Net Worth?

Nicole has collected money from working in the entertainment industry. Nicole Mitchell Murphy has earned an estimated net worth of $10 Million mentioned by different reports. She received a $15 million one-time payment from Eddie Murphy as part of their divorce settlement in the year 2006.

But Nicole was bilked out of $7 million of her divorce settlement in a failed investment scheme. In the year 2010, she was rumored to be broke, having blown through the other half of her divorce settlement. As per reports Nicole owed $5 million on a mortgage for her house in Los Angeles, $600,000 to her lawyers, nearly $900,000 to the IRS, and more. Also, she owns a lavish house with three bedrooms in Beverly hills.

What is the Height of Nicole Mitchell Murphy?

Nicole Mitchell Murphy has a height of 1.7 m or 5 feet 10 inches. Her body weighs around 141 pounds or 64kg. 

She has a body measurement of 38-26-39 inches respectively. Nicole has black colored hair with light brown eyes color. 


At the age of 13, Nicole started her modeling career. Then Nicole participated in an international modeling contest which she won. After that, she signed with the American international modeling agency, the Ford Modeling Agency. Eventually, she joined the Paris-based top agency, Glamour Models.

In her modeling career, she has represented many top brands like Yves St. Laurent, Chanel, Valentino, and Ungaro. Also, she has walked on the ramp for prominent fashion houses in Europe’s fashion capitals. But she left modeling the industry to start her jewelry line named ‘FLP (Friendship, Love and Peace) by Nicole Murphy’. Nicole is the CEO of the jewelry company which is based in Los Angeles, California.

Also, she appeared in a number of television shows besides modeling and managing her business ventures. Nicole first appeared in the reality television show ‘The Contender’ in the year 2005. In the year 2009, she appeared in the short horror film titled ‘Shut the Fuck Up,’ directed by Ian Lawton. She starred along with Steve Wilson and Tom O'Leary in the short film. Also, she was the host of the reality TV show ‘Global Beauty Masters’ in 2014.

She became part of the reality television show ‘Hollywood Exes’, a show featuring the ex-wives of popular figures from Hollywood. Nicole's other TV appearances include ‘Big Morning Buzz Live’, ‘Live! With Kelly and Ryan’, ‘Home & Family’, ‘The Insider’, ‘Inside Edition’, and ‘Wendy: The Wendy Williams Show’. She appeared in a comedy television film named ‘Just Love’ in 2016. Also, she featured in Steve Harvey’s talk show ‘Steve’ as well.